Regional News

Fri 10 Jul 2020

‘Arrogant’ mining exec appointed to lead Qld mining company

premium_icon ‘Arrogant’ mining exec appointed to lead Qld mining company

After a comprehensive search for a new chief executive, a major Queensland mining company has announced its new leader – a man who will start in September while serving...

NEED TO KNOW: Junior rugby league gets start date

premium_icon NEED TO KNOW: Junior rugby league gets start date

The MJRL dates are locked in, as are the number of clubs that will contest the Mackay rugby league senior season

Fly from $85: Virgin drops massive Qld sale

premium_icon Fly from $85: Virgin drops massive Qld sale

As Queensland swings open its borders, Virgin Australia has dropped a massive sale featuring more than half a million fares, starting from $85.

YOUR LETTERS: Border restrictions warranted

premium_icon YOUR LETTERS: Border restrictions warranted

Readers have their say on the Queensland border restrictions, whether convenience stores should be allowed to sell alcohol, and China’s threat to Australia.

Miss hugs? There’s another benefit apart from avoiding COVID

premium_icon Miss hugs? There’s another benefit apart from avoiding COVID

Bowen pharmacist explains why he believes we’ll see a less severe flu season this year.

LIST: How did your local eatery go on its health inspection?

premium_icon LIST: How did your local eatery go on its health inspection?

Two Mackay food businesses have failed health inspections and were given the lowest possible rating. Check out how 200+ eateries rated in their inspections.

High hopes for today’s long-awaited border reopening

premium_icon High hopes for today’s long-awaited border reopening

Business owner says he is ‘cautiously optimistic’ about today’s border reopening.

WELCOME BACK: 238,000 expected across Qld borders

premium_icon WELCOME BACK: 238,000 expected across Qld borders

Some 238,000 people have already filled out border passes and are poised and ready to start pouring into Queensland when we officially reopen from noon.

Thu 9 Jul 2020

The fight to save mining ghost town from bulldozers

premium_icon The fight to save mining ghost town from bulldozers

Town’s ‘longest serving resident’ fears she will be forced out.

Adani CEO steps down from role

premium_icon Adani CEO steps down from role

Adani has announced a new leader as the mining giant pushes forward on its controversial Carmichael mine project

FINE FRENZY: Illegal camping triggers push for free sites

premium_icon FINE FRENZY: Illegal camping triggers push for free sites

A new free camping site could be on the horizon after a spate of illegal campers pitched their tents.

How Proserpine junior caught this NRL legend’s eye

premium_icon How Proserpine junior caught this NRL legend’s eye

Legendary Raiders recruitment boss Pete Mullholland says Proserpine junior Kai O’Donnell will go well in his NRL debut

Bowen growers eye ‘huge potential’ in Japanese market

premium_icon Bowen growers eye ‘huge potential’ in Japanese market

Welcomed $70K grant to help our growers explore export opportunities that will help bolster whole community.

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Whitsunday council

premium_icon Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Whitsunday council

Council has purchased two new drones to help with compliance inspections, mapping and emergency assistance.

What you need to know about changes at border

premium_icon What you need to know about changes at border

Police have issued a renewed warning over changes to border restrictions. Here’s everything you need to know.

Total ban: Victorians to be kept out of Qld

premium_icon Total ban: Victorians to be kept out of Qld

The Queensland Premier has announced all visitors from Victoria will be banned from the state as a raft of tough new measures are announced.

Seibold: ‘I couldn’t care less about coaching critics’

premium_icon Seibold: ‘I couldn’t care less about coaching critics’

Broncos coach Anthony Seibold is mired in the worst form slump of his 15-year coaching career, but he insists he isn’t cracking under the pressure.

GRAPHIC: Dog attack leaves beloved pet on painkillers

premium_icon GRAPHIC: Dog attack leaves beloved pet on painkillers

Frankie the Aussie bulldog was left injured and bleeding at her home after a vicious attack by wandering pets.

Miner’s death could have happened one of four ways

premium_icon Miner’s death could have happened one of four ways

Grieving father told of 'four ways it could have happened' when son died', but will never know what happened in the final moments as Jack was alone.

‘Never say never’: AFL to consider Mackay as a host

premium_icon ‘Never say never’: AFL to consider Mackay as a host

AFLQ CEO says he has forwarded Harrup Park’s ‘compelling’ expression of interest to AFL bosses.

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